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Arthur L. Selland


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1962 Republican CD-16 42401 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: December 31, 1905 in Flaxton, North Dakota
Married: Cecilia
Children: Five
Died: December 5, 1963 near Fresno, CA

1947-1958: Member, Fresno City Board of Education
1958-1963: Mayor, City of Fresno*
1963: President, U.S. Conference of Mayors

  • Selland was killed in a car accident at the intersection of Clovis Avenue and Golden State Boulevard in Fresno when the station wagon he was riding in crashed into a semi-truck. Selland was not wearing a seatbelt.
  • PLACENAME: Selland Arena is a multi-purpose arena in Fresno.

Source: "'He gave all he had' - Selland's death, now largely forgotten, shocked Fresno" by George Hostetter, Fresno Bee (12/1/2013)